April 2012

Found 2 blog entries for April 2012.

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Wise investors are heading to South Florida's West Palm Beach to purchase rental properties.

According to the latest MarketPulse report, capitalization rates of 12.4 percent in West Palm Beach are the highest in the country. The cap rate for West Palm Beach single-family homes is 3.8 percent higher than the January 2012 national average cap rate of 8.6 percent.

Across the country, rental demand is high and supply is low. If you are a single-family home investor, now is an ideal time to consider purchasing a home in West Palm Beach.

Historically a place of wealth and a holiday destination for royalty and celebrities, West Palm Beach continues to enchant residents and tourists with beautiful beaches and a tropical climate.

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green_florida_communitityFlorida is known for its diverse communities. Golf communities, boating communities, gated communities, retirement communities, and family communities are just some of the more typical Florida communities.

Current research suggests that a growing number of home buyers are considering green communities and/or sustainable communities in their search for a home. Home buyers are asking questions such as: Are environmental concerns or issues addressed in the covenants, codes and restrictions? Are the homes Energy Star® compliant? Have water conservation devices been installed in the homes? Does the community have a long-term environmental plan? Have any native area preservation strategies been employed? What materials have been used to build the home? What

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